Note To Media: To schedule an interview with a ProcurePort representative to discuss trends in e-sourcing
,online procurement, e-marketplaces, reverse auctions or forward auctions, contact Jack Smith: jack(dot)smith(at)procureport(dot)com.
Another interesting result from APQC's data involves how organizations using e-procurement or e-sourcing
distribute the FTEs within their procurement functions.
Whether the choice is traditional means of negotiation, a standalone e-sourcing
tool or a full-service e-sourcing
provider, each avenue comes with its own unique benefits and challenges.
Al Banna said: "I would like to thank wasl for their support of the Tejari application system, and for their invaluable involvement and their feedback, which was deployed to better develop the e-sourcing
Two employees from Due North, a Cramlington-based business that offers e-sourcing
and contract management solutions, are running in this year's event to raise money for two charities - the Butterwick Hospice and the Salvation Army.
Other topics include policy technologies for security management in coalition networks, e-business adoption by Jordanian banks, recruiting and motivating human resources, personnel performance management in IT e-sourcing
environments, and ethical issues arising from electronic communications in the workplace.
"Since our partnership with Tejari began in 2000, DWTC's online systems and e-sourcing
applications have vastly widened in scope, providing us with the increased capacity to facilitate our procurement transactions.
Cwmbran-based Source42 - which specialises in spend reduction, e-sourcing
and enabling better procurement - is to help Welsh companies navigate through the process from identifying public sector spending opportunities to finalising sales.
The company said that the auction will be run by Trading Partners, an e-sourcing
After utilizing a best-in-class "e-sourcing
" program for general procurement, the technology provider decided to try the same methodology with its logistics operations.
The seven-year Tees contract is to provide e-sourcing
and a purchase to pay system, handling a pounds 350m annual spend.
For example, an agency could contract with an e-sourcing
company to host and conduct the reverse auction, providing it with the specifications, suggested vendors, and a region from which to draw them.